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Quarterfinal matches set for New Japan Cup


Eight wrestlers are still remaining in this year's New Japan Cup.

The second round of the New Japan Cup came to an end this morning, with SANADA defeating Minoru Suzuki and Colt Cabana defeating Toru Yano in tournament matches. SANADA will now face Cabana in the quarterfinals on Thursday, March 21.

Kazuchika Okada vs. Will Ospreay and Tomohiro Ishii vs. YOSHI-HASHI will be the quarterfinal matches taking place on Wednesday, March 20. The winners of those matches will advance to face each other in the semifinals.

Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Zack Sabre Jr. and SANADA vs. Cabana are taking place on Thursday and will decide who advances to the other semifinal.

The semifinals will be held on Saturday, March 23 and the finals will take place on Sunday, March 24. The winner of the tournament will challenge for Jay White's IWGP Heavyweight Championship at G1 Supercard at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, April 6.